A student’s mission to teach others to save lives becomes reality
If someone stopped breathing, would you know how to save them? A Vanderbilt senior almost died as a little girl—and was saved by her quick-thinking dad and CPR. As VUCast’s Amy Wolf shows us, that second chance at life propelled Kristen Cattoi into a mission that’s surpassing her wildest dreams.
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University of Memphis- MemphiSTEM: Kelsey
See why choosing a MemphiSTEM major at the University of Memphis was right for Kelsey.
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The International 'Responsibility to Protect' and the 'Responsibility to Rebuild'- A Dual Agenda
Professor Richard Caplan, Oxford, gives a talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come onto the in
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Filosofía Política
Asignatura de reflexión y perspectiva filosófica en torno a la actividad política y a la conducta de los ciudadanos y de los profesionales de la política. Tiene relación tanto con la Ética y la Filosofía del Derecho como con las distintas ciencias que estudian la política. Como tal, y debido a su punto de vista global acerca de ese ámbito humano tan relevante, que es la política, se puede considerar como un aliado importante y un dato necesario en los estudios de Periodismo y en las Ci
Author(s): Oscar Pérez de la Fuente

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Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 101

It’s here! We’re delighted to present the first edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this edition:

  • Alba asks the question ¿Cómo pasabas el verano cuando eras niño? – “How did you spend your summers as a child?”;
  • Laura introduces us to the expression de perillas;
  • and in our Q&A Spanish section JP and Nahyeli answer Molly’s question concerning gender of nouns.

The free version of the audio programme for this
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Lisa Appignanesi - Love and the Novel
Lisa Appignanesi considers the subject of love and the novel and reads extracts from her book The Things We Do For Love. She discusses the treatment of love throughout the history of the novel, in particular the work of Henry James.
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En esta asignatura se introducen los conceptos básicos de la organización de datos en soporte secundario. Se estudiarán las organizaciones base y auxiliares más extendidas, haciendo hincapié en la importancia de su elección para el buen rendimiento de los Sistemas de Información. El aprendizaje de asociaciones de archivos se apoyará en el modelo jerárquico. El conocimiento que se pretende alcanzar es fundamental para la administración de Bases de Datos en su esquema interno.
Author(s): Francisco Javier Calle,Dolores Cuadra

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ARkStorm Scenario
In 2008, the USGS Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project (MHDP) brought together over 300 experts to create ShakeOut the most comprehensive earthquake scenario and massive storm possibilities. Basically, this is a wake-up call that shows students what might happen. However, it does not tell students how to prepare.
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IPL Andrew Mercer - Viruses and us - is it all bad news
"Viruses and us - is it all bad news?" Professor Andrew Mercer's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Professor Mercer: Robert and Marjorie Webster Chair in Viral Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
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Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #13 - Mother’s Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll learn all [...]
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The Origin of Life - Abiogenesis
An introduction to the theory of abiogenesis, the origin of life, using text and pictures set to music. Very informative and interesting for older students. WARNING: Front male nudity in Michaelangelo fresco. (09:59)

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Lady Bird Johnson: Oval Room
In this video clip, President Lyndon Johnson's wife, Lady Bird Johnson, gives the history of the Oval Room, which was where the first official White House reception took place with John and Abigail Adams hosting. (2:51)
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9.3 Differential sensitivity

Absolute thresholds represent only one type of threshold; one could also ask whether the subject can detect a difference between two stimuli. The threshold for detection of difference is called a difference threshold or difference limen (DL). The difference threshold is a measure of the smallest detectable difference between two stimuli. Basically it answers the psychophysical question: ‘How different must two stimuli (e.g. two weights, two colours, two sounds) b
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Mark Twain Biography - 1835-1910 Part 3 of 5
Biography of Mark Twain in short video clips. Describes his time in the Civil War.  Includes reenactment of his experience in the taking of a life. Part 3 of 5  (1:38)
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In this unit we will look at how children's early experiences with their caregivers and peers contribute to the learning of new skills and problem-solving strategies. We will pay special attention to the way talk is used in teaching and learning exchanges as this is the principal means by which older, more experienced members of a society communicate social and cultural practices, knowledge and collective wisdom to younger apprentice learners.

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Narwhals (Part 2)
 Unicorns of the Arctic - Narwhals  (Part 2) (podcast) by Anna Shi (15:00)

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By: declan anya http://constableservices.org MAConstable I.A.D is a fully licensed bonded & Insured constable service that offers trustworthy, dependable and professional service for all your entire Criminal and Civil processing needs. MA Constable I.A.D serves legal documents such as subpoenas, writs, summons, complaints, court orders and probate documents to any individual involved in a court case.
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Creating a Learning Society [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Joseph E Stiglitz, Professor Amartya Sen | Joseph E Stiglitz was chief economist at the World Bank until January 2000. He is currently University Professor at Columbia University and won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001. Amartya Sen teaches economics and philosophy at Harvard University, and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, until 2004. He won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1998. Professor Sen is an honorary fellow of LSE. This event is supported by LSE's Dep
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Geography of Europe
A brief video about the geography of Europe. (Simulated overhead flight to see the Rhine and Danube rivers.)

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Astronaut Jack Fischer Interview
Astronaut Jack Fischer talks about his training and the Fly NASA astronaut recruitment program.
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